21st Century Teaching & Learning Resources


Southern Methodist U Debuts Online Grad Program in Data Science

To help meet a growing demand, Dallas’ Southern Methodist University will launch a new Master of Science degree in data science in 2015, with courses drawn across its schools of humanities and sciences, engineering, and the arts.

edX CEO: 'It Is Pathetic That the Education System Has Not Changed in Hundreds of Years'

Anant Agarwal, CEO of the nonprofit MOOC platform provider edX, had some harsh words for traditional education, saying it's "pathetic" that classrooms today still look like the did decades ago. And, undaunted by MOOC critics, Agarwal highlighted the potential he sees for MOOCs in a keynote address at the Campus Technology conference yesterday.

UC Irvine Extension Tries Project-Based Learning in Certificate Program

A new online leadership certificate program at University of California Irvine's Extension will use direct assessment rather than classroom hours to measure student success.

The Promise of 'Small Data' on Campus

At the CT 2014 conference this week in Boston, one former CIO told attendees that education is not "about gathering terabytes of data and asking it to tell me the patterns." Instead, he argued for the potential of "small data" to create a personalized learning experiences that cut down on student frustration and confusion.

Motivate and Engage Online Learners All Semester Long

Motivate and Engage Online Learners All Semester Long

These 10 strategies can help keep learners on track to successfully finish your online course.

Albion College App Teaches Chemistry Bonding

A professor of chemistry at Albion College in Michigan has developed a new iOS app to help her students learn about chemical bonding.

Virginia's Ferrum College Moves to New Learning Platform

Ferrum College has adopted D2L's integrated learning platform, Brightspace, to replace its legacy learning management system.

Chalk & Wire Optimizes Assessment Platform for Mobile Devices

Chalk & Wire has updated its assessment platform for higher education to work better on mobile devices.

California Southern U To Accept Third-Party Online Credits

California Southern University, a private institution that offers online degree programs, will be accepting transfer credits from a private company that provides online classes.

Telefonica Launches First Spanish-Language MOOC Platform

Telefonica and Banco Santander have partnered on the worldwide launch of what is being billed as the world's first Spanish-language massive open online course platform, MiriadaX.